Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 6 months to 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Photoshop
England > North of England
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 281 233 295
Rank change year-on-year -48 +62 -18
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 32 65 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.27% 0.58% 0.30%
As % of the Applications category 3.71% 7.85% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 23
North of England median daily rate £388 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% +20.37% -10.00%
10th Percentile £257 £164 £174
90th Percentile £579 £400 £422
England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 5
North of England median hourly rate £12.55 £14.46 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.21% -35.73% -18.92%
10th Percentile £11.44 £12.30 £15.25
90th Percentile £14.00 £21.25 £26.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.00% -23.08% +13.04%

Photoshop is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 863 828 1,036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 7.25% 7.44% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 488 561
North of England median daily rate £325 £336 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.35% +1.89% +1.54%
10th Percentile £135 £155 £163
90th Percentile £475 £488 £500
England median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +6.99% +0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 118 146
North of England median hourly rate £16.27 £14.10 £14.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.39% -2.03% -4.05%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £9.81
90th Percentile £35.45 £27.73 £31.13
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the North of England

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in the North of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the North of England

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the North of England over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the North of England

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in the North of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the North of England

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the North of England region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -29 25 £388 +14.81% 37
Yorkshire -18 6 - - 25
North East -8 1 - - 7
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 20 (62.50%) HTML
1 20 (62.50%) CSS
1 20 (62.50%) Adobe
2 19 (59.38%) User Experience
3 15 (46.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
6 10 (31.25%) Sass
6 10 (31.25%) Wireframes
6 10 (31.25%) Prototyping
7 9 (28.13%) InVision
7 9 (28.13%) Front End Development
7 9 (28.13%) React
7 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
7 9 (28.13%) Information Architecture
7 9 (28.13%) JIRA
7 9 (28.13%) jQuery
7 9 (28.13%) WordPress
8 8 (25.00%) Degree
8 8 (25.00%) HTML5
8 8 (25.00%) CSS3
9 7 (21.88%) Axure RP
9 7 (21.88%) Confluence
9 7 (21.88%) LESS
9 7 (21.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (21.88%) Marketing
9 7 (21.88%) Taxonomies
9 7 (21.88%) Scrum
10 6 (18.75%) InDesign
10 6 (18.75%) Finance

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (28.13%) WordPress
2 7 (21.88%) Confluence
3 3 (9.38%) CMS
4 2 (6.25%) Drupal
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (28.13%) InVision
3 7 (21.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (18.75%) InDesign
5 3 (9.38%) Fireworks
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (3.13%) Acrobat
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (3.13%) GIMP
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 4 (12.50%) Yarn
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) npm
4 1 (3.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) JIRA
2 7 (21.88%) Axure RP
3 6 (18.75%) Grunt
3 6 (18.75%) gulp
4 4 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (12.50%) Mocha
5 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
5 2 (6.25%) PHPUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (21.88%) Marketing
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Designer
2 13 (40.63%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (18.75%) Graphic Designer
4 6 (18.75%) Interaction Designer
5 5 (15.63%) UI Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Digital Designer
7 3 (9.38%) UX Designer
8 2 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Designer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior UX Designer
8 2 (6.25%) UI Designer
8 2 (6.25%) UX Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Web Content Officer
8 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Communications Officer
9 1 (3.13%) Marketing Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Motion Graphics Designer
9 1 (3.13%) Social Media Manager
9 1 (3.13%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) CSS
1 20 (62.50%) HTML
2 10 (31.25%) Sass
3 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
3 9 (28.13%) jQuery
3 9 (28.13%) React
4 8 (25.00%) CSS3
4 8 (25.00%) HTML5
5 7 (21.88%) LESS
6 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (12.50%) Ajax
7 4 (12.50%) Chai
7 4 (12.50%) Node.js
8 3 (9.38%) Angular 2
8 3 (9.38%) Aurelia
9 2 (6.25%) Handlebars
9 2 (6.25%) Smarty
9 2 (6.25%) Symfony
9 2 (6.25%) Twig
10 1 (3.13%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) User Experience
2 7 (21.88%) Taxonomies
3 6 (18.75%) Social Media
4 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.50%) Graphic Design
5 4 (12.50%) Photography
6 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
7 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
7 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
7 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
8 1 (3.13%) Blog
8 1 (3.13%) Fintech
8 1 (3.13%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Prototyping
2 10 (31.25%) Wireframes
3 9 (28.13%) Front End Development
3 9 (28.13%) Information Architecture
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) Service Design
5 6 (18.75%) Strategic Thinking
5 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 6 (18.75%) User Stories
6 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
6 5 (15.63%) Email Marketing
7 4 (12.50%) Analytics
7 4 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) Task Automation
7 4 (12.50%) Typography
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 3 (9.38%) SDLC
8 3 (9.38%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) PHP
2 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Adobe
2 4 (12.50%) Google
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Facebook
4 2 (6.25%) hybris
4 2 (6.25%) Twitter